Current Exhibitions


Andy Warhol: Works from The Hall Collection

4 Feb 2016 to 15 May 2016

This spring exhibition presents, for the first time in public, an important private collection of works by Andy Warhol (1928–1987).

Galleries 58 – 61 | Ticketed | More Info

Architecture in Miniature

14 Nov 2015 to 15 May 2016

In this display the Oxford-inspired work of renowned architectural silversmith Vicki Ambery-Smith and ceramist Hugh Colvin are being shown together for the first time.

Gallery 63 | Admission Free | More Info

Pax Mongolica 1210–1350

19 Jan 2016 to 12 Jun 2016

Genghis Khan established the Mongol Empire in 1206. It rapidly expanded during the following decades, continuously invading new territories.

Gallery 7 | Admission Free | More Info

Scenes of Last Tokyo

2 Feb 2016 to 5 Jun 2016

In the early 20th century a new artistic movement emerged in Japan: the Sosaku Hanga (Creative Print) movement.

Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info

Pure Land

1 Mar 2016 to 2 Oct 2016

Pure Land is the name for the realm of the Buddha and other deities depicted in paintings since the Tang dynasty (AD 618–907).

Gallery 11 | Admission Free | More Info

Elizabeth Price: The Annual Contemporary Art Society Award

18 Mar 2016 to 15 May 2016

Elizabeth Price, winner of the 2013 Contemporary Art Society Award, has created a new work in response to the collections and archives of the Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers museums.

Gallery 33 | Admission Free | More Info

Beyond the Balcony

26 Apr 2016 to 22 May 2016

With support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, artists brook & black have worked with two local community groups, MIND and Young Dementia UK, to explore and reinterpret Manet’s painting as well as creating their own responses.

Gallery 65 and Education Centre Foyer | Admission Free | More Info